Ohio State University
Joseph R. Irvine is a faculty member of the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio where he teaches Business Law at both the graduate and undergraduate level. He also maintains a private tax practice. Prior to joining the Faculty he was Development and Tax Counsel for the University, where his duties included tax planning and compliance primarily in the areas of unrelated business income and charitable giving as well as resolving conflicts with the IRS and state and local tax agencies. He was an attorney with a multistate law firm prior to joining the University. He also has experience with one of the Big Four accounting firms. He previously served as Chair of the Tax Council of the National Association of College and University Business Officers and is a past co-chair of the Taxation Section of the National Association of College and University Attorneys. He is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and the AICPA and the former Tax Lead of the Steering Committee for the AICPA Not-For-Profit Industry Conference. He is a recipient of the NACUBO Tax Award and of the Max M. Fisher Faculty Eminence Award. His articles, “Does Exclusivity Create Liability for UBIT?” and “Proposed FICA Regulations Go Far Beyond A Response To Mayo” appeared in the publication Taxation of Exempts. Mr. Irvine is a graduate of Kent State University (BBA, summa cum laude), the University of Cincinnati (MS, taxation) and Duke University Law School (JD, high honors). He is admitted to practice in Ohio and the Federal Court for the Southern District of Ohio. He is also a certified public accountant and a frequent speaker on tax issues.